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I will paint calipers on Leased X

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by CarosDreamCar, Sep 19, 2017.

  1. CarosDreamCar

    CarosDreamCar Member

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    Will it affect my turning in at lease end? Thanks
     
  2. ShockOnT

    ShockOnT Quickish

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    Do they take photos of the car?
    If not I can't imagine they will know if calipers were always red or not (so long as it's a perfect job).
     
  3. 3s-a-charm

    3s-a-charm Active Member

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    Yes... if they discover it. Any modifications they will charge to bring them back to original spec. They tried to ding me for plasti-dip on chrome parts of the nosecone until I told them it wasn't paint and just peels off.
     
  4. Zaphod

    Zaphod Galaxy President (former)

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    Any non-reversible change on a lease is usually frowned upon. Not sure if I would risk it.
     
  5. TexLaw

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    Count on it.
     
  6. HappyHappy

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    It's not available for a model X
     
  8. HappyHappy

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    You may have to call them, but it's definitely available. They're local, and measured my X to check the fit. I have a set installed now.
     
  9. nyseman

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    Thanks for the info. Do you mind showing us some pics?
     
  10. Mokuzai

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    I would consider doing this if it could be the TESLA logo and font but this may be a licensing issue. Would also want the parking brakes covered.
     
  11. HappyHappy

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    I don't want to get too much into details because I don't want to seem like I'm pushing their products. But they have customer pictures on their website of different cars. Mine look similar, but with much much dirtier wheels.

    And yes, mine do have the Tesla logo and font. Look for the Custom calipers, and under Engravings, you can select it. I believe they can also do the parking brakes, but I didn't get them, so I'm not 100% sure.
     
  12. Mokuzai

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    Oh awesome, I may just contact them as the cost to paint calipers is quite a bit more than these covers.
     
  13. Mrwatchdawg

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    ya tesla will penalize you, they frown upon clear bra's!
     
  14. kev1n

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    you could get them vinyl wrapped instead and revert when you trade the car in
     
  15. Jtrader

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    Do you think they would notice if I returned my leased MS with 19" grey Lugano wheels from Tirerack instead of the factory 21" grey turbines?
     
  16. Mrwatchdawg

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    You probably have a better chance at winning the lottery over them not realizing LOL
     
  17. chillaban

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    The last time I turned in a lease they spent 2.5hrs in the parking lot inspecting the vehicle against a very detailed checklist. If they find it, it will cost you money at turn in.


    With that said I don’t think that’s the end of the world. Just have to ask yourself whether or not it’s worth the cost or worth living with a car that isn’t the style you like.
     
  18. 3s-a-charm

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    /sarcastic right?
     

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